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Organization myUMBC Group Description WebEx Link
African Student Association myUMBC Icon Our primary goal is to foster a sense of strong community and unity amongst students of African origin on the University of Baltimore County campus. The African Student Association (ASA) plan events, host general body meetings, and create safe haven spaces tailored towards UMBC’s students of African origin, and many more. This includes activities like live music, movie nights, trips, volunteer work, diversified full body meetings, and much more! You can always ask us about upcoming events or contact us at umbcasa1@gmail.com if you have any general questions. We invite you to stay connected through our social media handles, such as our Twitter and Instagram, making sure you never miss out on a thing! WebEx
Anime Society myUMBC Icon This group is for the UMBC Anime Society to share opinions, advertise, and discuss the art, and culture of anime. WebEx
Arab Student Union myUMBC Icon Arab Student Union (ASU) hopes to shed light on Arabic culture through fun and exciting cultural programming and events! WebEx
Association of Black Artists myUMBC Icon The Association of Black Artists has been established for the purpose of creating a safe space for black artists to have dialogue about what it means to identify as a black artists, to establish a strong network of artists for fellowship and support, and to encourage collaborative projects between disciplines. WebEx
Astronomy Club myUMBC Icon We are a group of people who have an interest in outer space, and all that it contains. On cloudy days we meet and discuss recent events and watch documentaries and movies about the various aspects of space. WebEx
Badminton Club myUMBC Icon The purpose of this club is to provide a platform for all the UMBC students and community members for recreation and physical fitness. In addition, the club will serve for enthusiastic players to enhance their playing skills and participate in the collegiate tournaments. WebEx
Billiards Club myUMBC Icon A group to join if you want to learn how to play billiards and be able to participate in tournaments! WebEx
Black Student Union myUMBC Icon The Black Student Union strives to promote black unity and uplift the black community through education and representation. We aim to deepen the understanding of black culture both on and off campus. WebEx
Caribbean Students Council myUMBC Icon Divided by Water, United by Culture! The Caribbean Students Council of UMBC aims to provide a home away from home for students West Indian background and an educational opportunity for students who don’t identify as Caribbean. All are welcome! WebEx
ChewUMBC: The Cooking Club myUMBC Icon Chew-MBC is the official UMBC cooking club. This Student Organization is designed for students who have an interest in the culinary arts. WebEx
Chinese Students Association myUMBC Icon A group dedicated to learning more about the Chinese culture, anyone is welcome. We are a community that focuses on spreading awareness about Chinese Culture through general body meetings and events. WebEx
College Democrats myUMBC Icon We’re politically-engaged students with a soft spot for the Democratic Party. We meet regularly, host guest speakers, plan fun/informative events, and more! WebEx
College Republicans myUMBC Icon We’re the official College Republicans group on campus, endeavoring to spread awareness of political events both local & national, and get our campus more involved.
Comics and Other Media [com] myUMBC Icon Comics and Other Media has been established for the purpose of providing comics and showing other medias, listed below, educating on techniques of both visual and auditory mediums in a peaceful learning environment, involving trips to comic stores, events, and inviting relevant guest speakers from off campus and on campus. WebEx
Cosplay Coalition myUMBC Icon Cosplay Coalition has been established for the purpose of working together and collaborating on the art of cosplay. This entails creating, building, crafting, and performing in costume to represent or embody a character. By working together on costume design and teaching each other various skills such as sewing, make-up, hair styling, prop construction, and photography, we seek to improve our own abilities as well as those who work alongside us. WebEx
Cricket Club myUMBC Icon The right group for learning cricket and having fun with some exciting cricket matches played through out the semester.
Curl P.W.R. myUMBC Icon The goal of CURL P.W.R is to create a place that welcomes the discussion of, and seeks a solution for, social issues faced by Women of Color in our UMBC community, specifically African American/African/Black women. This will happen through events that inform, excite, and connect individuals, so that these women know that they are important members of our community and others are informed about how to be allies to their peers. What connects us women of color? Our hair. It’s not just Girl Power, Its Curl PWR. WebEx
Dagorhir myUMBC Icon Combining fast-paced combat with elements of live action role-playing. Dagorhir combines both history and fantasy. WebEx
Ethiopian-Eritrean Student Association myUMBC Icon We are a cultural organization committed to sharing Eritrean and Ethiopian cultures with the diverse UMBC community. We welcome everyone from all backgrounds to experience and learn about just two of the many countries in Africa! WebEx
Faithful Black Men Association myUMBC Icon FBMA has been established for the purpose of changing the narrative about black men, and ending the stigma tied to African American Men in the United States. We aim to create a safe space where people can discuss issues in the African American Community, while also promoting positive masculinity in the black community. WebEx
Filipino-American Student Association myUMBC Icon FASA’s mission is to foster a caring community where individuals feel accepted as they are, challenged to be the best version of themselves, and empowered to make a difference. FASA will strive to share the Filipino culture with passion in the hopes that others may gain an appreciation and admiration for what it means to be a part of a Filipino-American community. WebEx
Filmmakers Anonymous myUMBC Icon Filmmakers Anonymous has been established for the purpose of gathering students interested in making, talking about, and watching films. We serve to help students, especially visual art students, be able to network and connect with other students for assistance with film projects, both for class and for personal interests. WebEx
Gearheads myUMBC Icon Gearheads has been established for the purpose of providing an environment where automotive enthusiasts can congregate and share their passion in a safe manner. We will uphold the highest standard of safe driving on and off campus while maintaining a positive image for the University. WebEx
German Club myUMBC Icon UMBC German Club aims to celebrate German language, culture, and traditions on UMBC’s campus and in the greater Baltimore area.
Hellenic Student Association myUMBC Icon The Hellenic Student Association was established to preserve the rich culture, heritage, and traditions of Greece. As an organization, our mission is: To foster and maintain relationships through the education and promotion of Greek identity and culture. To encourage the development of academic and leadership skills in order to positively impact the self and the community. To impart this mission and culture to those in the organization and beyond.
Hindu Students Council myUMBC Icon Sharing the Hindu beliefs and cultures to the students of UMBC. We would like all students, even those who may not be Hindu, to come learn a little about our culture and our traditions and help pass them on to future class members. WebEx
Hispanic Latino Student Union myUMBC Icon Hispanic Latino Student Union (HLSU) stands for students who are “unidos con tradicion y honor”–that is, students who are united with tradition and honor. We are united by our willingness to reach out to the community in any way, shape, or form. We try our very hardest to break any barriers (cultural, physical, and psychological) that may prevent from students working together on the UMBC campus. HLSU also stands for the friendship bonds that are formed through the various community service events we offer. WebEx
Humans vs. Zombies Club, UMBC myUMBC Icon Do you enjoy having fun? Do you like physical activities such as running or games of tag? Have you ever wanted to, or do you currently, play with Nerf blasters? Do you enjoy games like Left 4 Dead or movies like Zombieland, or have at least a mild interest in zombies? If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, come give Humans vs. Zombies (HvZ) a try! We have one-night games twice a week (Mondays and Thursdays at 7 pm), and there’s no commitment involved. You aren’t required to bring anything but your brain (although we encourage you to bring a bandanna, some socks or a Nerf blaster, and some friends)! WebEx
Investing and Trading Club myUMBC Icon The UMBC Investing and Trading club welcomes everyone to join. We discuss the market on a weekly basis, engage in investing activities, and bring in guest speakers to further our knowledge in investing. The club is designed for those who have no investing experience. You do not have to have any money to join. WebEx
Japanese Student Association myUMBC Icon Our purpose is to share various aspects of Japanese culture to anyone with an interest in Japan by including Japanese traditions, holidays, entertainment, and food. WebEx
K-Pop Dance Club myUMBC Icon Our Purpose: Bringing more awareness to modern dancing in Korean culture. K-Pop, a.k.a. Korean Pop, has many various styles of dancing mixed and we will be exploring the dances and teaching anyone who would like to know how to dance to those different styles. WebEx
Korean Student Association myUMBC Icon Korean Student Association has been established for the purpose of developing lasting relationships and providing an open forum for those who are Korean or interested in Korean culture. We shall promote the enrichment of its members through prepared activities on and off the University campus. WebEx
League of Legends Club myUMBC Icon League of Legends has been established for the purpose of Introducing our peers to League of Legends, a Massive Online Battle Arena Game that was created by Riot Games in 2008. We also hope to create a meeting place for people who already play League of Legends and newcomers alike; as well as hosting League related events that facilitate inter-player interaction such as workshops and/or tournaments. WebEx
LGBTQ+ Student Union myUMBC Icon We are an organization that is looking to provide safety, comfort, encouragement, support, and fun for all UMBC’s LGBTQ+ students and our allies! We want to carve out a space for those who need belonging and family at UMBC, and we are willing to acknowledge when we as an org are not meeting that goal or our community’s needs. We are striving to be a safe and foundational place for queer and LGBT+ students, while working to strengthen and build more coalitions with other safe places and people on our campus. WebEx
Mahjong Club myUMBC Icon Want a break from your classes? Instead of playing cards, why not make new friends and learn a new game? Mahjong, a four-player tile based game originating in China and popularized all over Asia, is a game where you pick up and discard tiles (like cards) to create a winning hand. It’s really easy to pick up and learn, and no prior experience is required. Anyone can join, anyone can learn, anyone can play, anyone can win. WebEx
Nepali Student Association myUMBC Icon Educating and promoting Nepal and Nepali Culture to all local communities around and in UMBC through various activities, and fostering communication and establishing better relationships among Nepali and other students at UMBC. Various activities include celebration of Nepali festivals with the aim of maintaining uniqueness of Nepali culture and tradition. Also, collaborating with different universities to create networks between students. WebEx
Outdoor Recreation Club myUMBC Icon This is a club for people who have busy schedules, but recognize the importance of taking time to relax. We schedule out a few larger club events throughout the semester, and encourage club members to set up their own events. There are no weekly meetings or expectations that you attend all the events. Just go to what you have time for and think you will enjoy. We look forward to hiking with you!
Pakistani Student Association (PaskSA) myUMBC Icon The main purpose of the club is to familiarize others about the nation of Pakistan and its colorful culture. The club enlightens the four provinces of Pakistan; Punjab, sindh, Balochistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhaw. It brings forth the exquisite taste of Pakistani food and culture.The purpose of PakSA is to provide a positive exposure to the culture and traditions of Pakistan. We believe that through the interactions of PakSA with our scholastic community, we can assimilate the best qualities that are nested within Pakistan. We believe the diffusion of different cultures enriches all of our lives, and for this purpose, PakSa will attempt to provide a positive exposure to the lifestyles of the people of Pakistan, both native and abroad. WebEx
Persian Student Association myUMBC Icon Persian Student Association has been established for the purpose of unifying the Persian community on campus in pursuit of a deeper sense of cultural, historical and communal uniqueness and contributing to UMBC’s ever- growing diverse community by introducing and exploring the vast ocean of Persian cultural heritage. WebEx
QPOC myUMBC Icon QPOC is a student organization created by queer people of color for queer people of color. Our goal is to create a safe, secure, and welcoming community on UMBC’s campus for all students who identify as queer and people of color. We are dedicated to ensuring everyone is respected and celebrated for who they are. So if you identify as a queer person of color in any way and are looking for QPOC community on campus, we’re here for you! WebEx
Rainbow 6 myUMBC Icon This is the group for the Rainbow 6 Siege Club at UMBC. Our group and club is for anyone that enjoys watching or playing Rainbow 6 Siege. This club is open to any skill level, whether you have never played, or are experienced. WebEx
Resident Student Association myUMBC Icon RSA is a student-run, representative organization that advocates for the residential population by encouraging students to reach their full potential as scholars and leaders by establishing and maintaining a safe and supportive community. WebEx
Retriever, The myUMBC Icon The Retriever is UMBC’s entirely student-run newspaper and the voice of the students. We cover news, arts and culture, opinions and sports on campus in the form of articles, photography and videography. We publish on our website (retriever.umbc.edu) weekly and will be publishing special print editions this semester throughout the pandemic. WebEx
Rifle and Pistol Club (Firearm Safety and Education) myUMBC Icon UMBC Rifle & Pistol Club is a student group that is dedicated to the education of firearms safety and marksmanship skills. WebEx
Rock Climbing Club, UMBC myUMBC Icon This is the myUMBC official group for the UMBC Rock Climbing Club. Our club’s objective is to get as many people interested in climbing as we can and, once they are hooked, offer them all the opportunities possible to further their experience and skills in the sport.
Russian Club myUMBC Icon The UMBC Russian Club has been established for the purpose of enhancing the learning of the Russian Culture and Language, motivating others to engage in the field of Linguistics, and fostering greater understanding of Russian culture in the UMBC community. WebEx
Scuba Diving Club myUMBC Icon UMBC’s Scuba Diving Club was established to engage the community in scuba and ocean-related activities, as well as provide affordable opportunities for certified students to go diving. WebEx
Sign of Life myUMBC Icon Sign of Life has been established for the purpose of educating students about deaf culture and the ways that the deaf and hearing impaired of America communicate. We will be learning the rules, etiquette, and vocabulary of American Sign Language (ASL) in order to better communicate with those in our communities that utilize this language. WebEx
Software Development and Administration myUMBC Icon The SAD Club provides a space for students interested in programming, computing hardware, and modern software development. Members may hold talks, participate in workshops, and collaborate together on student-chosen club projects including (as of Winter 2020) Minecraft modding and a customized OpenStreetMap map of campus. We provide a virtualized environment for interested students to practice their skills in networking, security, identity management technology, and webdev. WebEx
South Asian Students Association myUMBC Icon UMBC South Asian Student Association (SASA) strives to strengthen the cultural unity of its native members and educate its non-native members, and the UMBC community, about the South Asian culture by organizing cultural events and programs on campus. WebEx
Sri Lankan Student Association (SLSA) myUMBC Icon The mission of UMBC’s Sri Lankan Student Association (SLSA) is to help preserve and spread awareness of our Sri Lankan culture to those willing to learn. We also work to help students in Sri Lanka learn English and any help provide resources they may not have access to. WebEx
Student Events Board myUMBC Icon The Student Events Board plans tons of campus events, including live music, movie nights, trips, and more, because hey, we all need a break from studying sooner or later, right? (seb) is comprised of students just like you, and we work together to plan events that we’d want to go to ourselves. WebEx
Student Government Association myUMBC Icon The Student Government Association (SGA) is the voice of the undergraduate students at UMBC. Serving as one of the governing bodies at UMBC, the SGA meets with key administrators and approves campus-wide policies in support of an active, academically enriched, social student environment. The SGA has an Executive Branch, Senate, Finance Board, and Election Board. The entire undergraduate population makes up the foundation of the SGA. WebEx
Students for Life myUMBC Icon Students for Life aims to raise awareness of the pro-life movement at UMBC. We believe that life begins at conception and strive to help those facing an unwanted pregnancy choose life. We want to expose the cruelty and emptiness of abortion, as well as support pregnant and parenting students on campus. We partner with Crisis Pregnancy Centers in our area to achieve these goals. WebEx
Super Smash Bros. Club myUMBC Icon The UMBC Super Smash Bros. Club is here to provide a place where students can have fun and compete against one another. We make it our goal to have tournaments and casual play for the most popular Super Smash Bros. Games and other fighting games. WebEx
Swim Club and Water Polo myUMBC Icon Swim & Water Polo Club is a fun, no-commitment, active group for swimmers of all levels. Swim & Water Polo Club invites new, aspiring swimmers, recreational lap swimmers, competitive swimmers, and water polo players alike to daily practices and team-building events. WebEx
Table Tennis Club myUMBC Icon Official MyUMBC page for the UMBC Table Tennis Club. Join and come to our practices in the gameroom on second floor of commons, they are open to everyone!
UMBC Gaming myUMBC Icon UMBC Gaming has been established for the purpose of creating a fun, open-minded and friendly environment for both new and old members to play and learn a myriad of unique and top-of-the-line card games, board games, and role playing games. WebEx
Vietnamese Student Association myUMBC Icon To promote Vietnamese Culture and meet others who share the same interest. We welcome all of the UMBC community to our activities and meetings. WebEx
WMBC myUMBC Icon WMBC is an independent student-run online radio station. It is a freeform, uncensored web broadcast based out of University of Maryland – Baltimore County in Baltimore, Maryland.
YDSA myUMBC Icon YDSA was created to educate the UMBC Community about democratic socialism, to agitate for justice, and to organize the fight for equality so that we can build a better future for all. WebEx

 

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